FLORIDA TODAY EDGE BLOG: Negotiating Your Way to a Deal

Posted by on Monday, June 13th, 2016 and is filed under , .

Many of us find negotiations intimidating and awkward, but it doesn’t have to be that way. When you negotiate, it is important to know your audience. You know what your end goal is, but do you know theirs? Research and transparency are two key components to being a good negotiator. Research prepares you and gives you a bit of a … Read More

weVENTURE Receives $5,000 in Funding from Bank of America

Posted by on Thursday, June 9th, 2016 and is filed under .
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Donation Will Fund Scholarships for IGNITE 360® Business Mentoring Program MELBOURNE, FLA. (June 9. 2016) – weVENTURE Melbourne, a Central Florida-based organization launched at Florida Institute of Technology and focused on accelerating sustainable business growth for entrepreneurs, received $5,000 in funding from Bank of America to assist in providing partial scholarships for the weVENTURE IGNITE 360® Business Mentoring Program. weVENTURE’s … Read More

FLORIDA TODAY EDGE Blog: Making the Most of Industry Conferences

Posted by on Monday, May 23rd, 2016 and is filed under .
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Many of us are obligated to go to a few conferences a year, but do we make the most of them? Conferences can be cumbersome and may not always directly correlate with your workplace responsibilities. However, there are other objectives you can pursue while at a conference. Don’t forget, networking can often be even more powerful than the knowledge you … Read More

FLORIDA TODAY EDGE Blog: Rejoining the Workforce, Stay Relevant While Taking Time Off

Posted by on Monday, May 16th, 2016 and is filed under .
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It is common for women or men to take some time off from their careers, whether it be for personal or family matters. That decision can result in stress when it’s time to rejoin the workforce. Many worry about having to take a few steps backward in their career to get back into the swing of things. Regardless of why you … Read More

Competitive Women in the Workplace

Posted by on Thursday, May 12th, 2016 and is filed under .
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  I was sitting amongst a group of local female leaders recently having a glass of wine and chatting about issues that affect us in our own businesses on a regular basis. The topic of women competing in the workplace came up, and memories of just about every corporate position I’ve ever held started flashing before my eyes. I used … Read More